quinta-feira, 4 de outubro de 2012

Lecture_The Art of Mud Building_Paul Oliver_RIBA

"Acclaimed academic and Emeritus Professor at the International Vernacular Architecture Unit, Oxford-Brookes University, Paul Oliver is one of the world's foremost authorities on vernacular architecture.
His publications include the unparalleled 'Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World' and 'Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture'.
Join Paul Oliver for a stimulating talk regarding the future of vernacular building traditions and their role in creating sustainable, culturally vibrant, people-orientated habitats.
In his talk Paul Oliver discusses the Art of Mud Building, both in Africa and internationally, focusing on both heritage and sustainability.
This lecture was presented in-conjunction with the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and an RIBA exhibition ‘Djenné: African City of Mud’."

RIBA: Down to Earth, Paul Oliver (part 1)
RIBA: Down to Earth, Paul Oliver (part 2)
RIBA: Down to Earth, Paul Oliver (part 3)
RIBA: Down to Earth, Paul Oliver (part 4)

Following on from Paul Oliver’s talk on vernacular architecture and the Art of Mud Building, Dutch architect Pier Miles introduces the architecture of Djenné, Mali, a city famous for its distinctive mud-brick architecture. The town sits on the floodplain and this, combined with the climate and surrounding landscape strongly influence the architecture of the city. This lecture was presented in-conjunction with the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and an RIBA exhibition ‘Djenné: African City of Mud’.

RIBA: Down to Earth, Pier Miles

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